Meaning of INCONSISTENT in English



Pronunciation: -t ə nt

Function: adjective

Date: 1620

: lacking consistency: as a : not compatible with another fact or claim < inconsistent statements> b : containing incompatible elements <an inconsistent argument> c : incoherent or illogical in thought or actions : CHANGEABLE d : not satisfiable by the same set of values for the unknowns < inconsistent equations> < inconsistent inequalities>

– in · con · sis · tent · ly adverb

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